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Maxicam Comprimidos 2,0 mg
Maxicam Comprimidos 2,0 mg

The first Meloxicam of the Brazilian veterinary market


    Applications
  • Cães
  • Gatos

Formula
Each pill of 200 mg contains:
Meloxicam...........................................................................2.0 mg
Excipient q.s...................................................................200.00 mg

Indications
Maxicam Pills 2.0 mg is a non-steroid, anti-inflammatory drug with selective inhibition of cyclooxygenase-2 (cox-2). Selective blocking of cox-2, promoted by meloxicam, has a double therapeutic benefit as it results in an excellent anti-inflammatory, analgesic and anti-exudative activity with minimum gastrolesive or ulcerogenic effects. In addition to these benefits, meloxicam also inhibits infiltration of leukocytes in the inflamed tissue and prevents bone and cartilage destruction that occurs in bone and cartilage degenerative processes.
Maxicam Pills 2.0 mg is indicated as analgesic, anti-inflammatory and anti-exudative for medium and large-size dogs, being specially indicated in painful or degenerative pathologies, acute or chronic, of the osteomyoarticular system, such as: osteitis, arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, spondylosis, ankylosing spondyloarthrosis, coxofemoral dysplasias, calcification of the intervertebral discs, repair of fractures, traumatisms and post-surgery of arthroplasties.

How to use and dosage:
Administer the pill once a day, in the dosage specified below.

Dosage
First day of treatment: 2 pills for each 20 kg of body weight (0.2 mg of meloxicam per kg of body weight)
Second day of treatment onward: 1 pill for each 20 kg of body weight (0.1 mg of meloxicam per kg of body weight)
Treatment duration must be stipulated according to severity of the state. In acute cases, treatment is recommended for 5 to 7 days. In chronic states, prolonged treatments may be required for a maximum period of 28 days, or at prescription of the veterinary doctor.

Administration
Orally.

Withdrawal Period
Not applicable.
Keep in a dry and fresh place at room temperature, away from sunlight, out of the reach of children and domestic animals.
Sold under prescription and administered under direction of the veterinary doctor.

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